PaymentOne Partners with Telefónica Germany for Direct Mobile Payments

PaymentOne, the pioneer in frictionless payment and carrier billing solutions, today announced a direct carrier billing relationship with Telefónica Germany.

Telefónica Germany is part of Telefónica SA, a leading provider of broadband and mobile services and the second largest carrier group in the world. The mpass system – driven by Telefónica Germany, Telekom and Vodafone – enables merchants to accept direct carrier billed payments for virtual, digital and physical goods.

PaymentOne’s merchant customers can now offer Telefónica Germany subscribers the option to charge services up to 30 euros directly to their mobile phone carrier bill. The partnership enables one time transactions, recurring subscriptions, in-app billing and Web billing.

“PaymentOne’s agreement with Telefónica Germany further expands our direct international footprint and provides the broadest global reach and best payout rates to our merchants,” said Brad Singer, executive vice president of PaymentOne. “PaymentOne says ‘put your wallet away and use your phone number to pay,’ bringing the speed, security and convenience of mobile payments to the millions of Telefonica Germany subscribers.”

“PaymentOne is an established market leader in carrier billing with the financial stability and the broad product spectrum we look for in a payment partner,” said Robert Erdmann, manager direct-to-bill and enabling services, Telefónica Germany.

PaymentOne’s financial grade carrier-billing services are available to merchants worldwide, connecting over 3 billion consumers with merchants in over 70 countries.